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Artbank has got you sussed for arty stuff happening in Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond. With interviews, live performances, your weekly gallery guide and more - come get some culture in ya with Rachel. Ka rawe!

Artbank: 24 February 2019

Artbank: 24 February 2019 Artbank: 24 February 2019, 162.24 MB
Sun 24 Feb 2019

It's an Auckland Fringe Festival week up on Artbank, with Annabel Alpers (ex-Bachelorette) and Alexa Wilson chatting to Rachel about their respective works coming to Tāmaki Makaurau. Sound art, experimental dance, and a healthy dose of feminist discourse with ya morning coffee. Nice! 

Artbank: 17 February 2019

Artbank 17 February 2019 Artbank 17 February 2019, 223.39 MB
Sun 17 Feb 2019

We have another episode of the Wide Angle this week with FAFSWAG co-founder and visual artist and Tanu Gago. Tanu's practice centres brown queer realties and explores ideas of masculinity and gender peformance. To hear the full 30 mins head over to mynikonlife.co.nz Cheers Nikon! We also have Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan in studio to speak about Pillars: Project Another Country, the new commission for the North Atrium at the Auckland Art Gallery. Plus a Sunday Painter! Woohoo!

Artbank: 10 February 2019

Artbank 10 February 2019 Artbank 10 February 2019, 221.35 MB
Sun 10 Feb 2019

This week Rachel chats to storyteller and photographer Qiane Matata-Sipu for the third episode of The Wide Angle podcast series, thanks to Nikon and 95bFM. Qiane chats about her award winning photographs of the protests at her papakāinga of Ihumatao, as well as her multi-platform project Nuku Women. For the full 25min chat head over to mynikonlife.co.nz . We also listen to Rachel's interview with Meghan Remy of U.S. Girls about her 2018 album In a Poem Unlimited. Mana Wāhine! 

Artbank: 3 February 2019

Artbank 3 February 2019 Artbank 3 February 2019, 217.57 MB
Sun 3 Feb 2019

This week we hear from Antony Deaker, Ara Toi Project Coordinator, who is working with the Dunedin Council to help support local arts and cultural in Otago. We also listen back to Jess Johnson and Simon Ward speaking about their Walter's prize nomination, and hear a Sunday Painter from the archives. 

Artbank: 27 January 2019

Artbank: 27 January 2019 Artbank: 27 January 2019, 164.17 MB
Sun 27 Jan 2019

It's Laneway Eve and we have some Wellingtonians in studio, Tyler and Ayler from play_station gallery. They are chatting to us about their new location and upcoming programmes for 2019. We also have Levi Brinsdon-Hall speaking about Walking the sunflowers a public performance as part of his upcoming exhibition at Allpress studio. 

Artbank: 13 January 2019

Artbank 13 January 2019 Artbank 13 January 2019, 158.99 MB
Sun 13 Jan 2019

It's the first show of 2019 and its jam-packed! We have Rozana Lee in studio to talk about her practice and upcoming shows, plus we hear from Laree Payne who runs Weasel Gallery in Hamilton. We also have the first episode of The Wide Angle: a new podcast series thanks to Nikon and 95bFM which looks at artists in Aotearoa who use cameras in their practice. This week's guest is none other than bFM's very own Murray Cammick. Head to mynikonlife.co.nz for the full 25 mins. Woohoo! 

Artbank: 9 December 2018

Artbank 9 December 2018 Artbank 9 December 2018, 219.75 MB
Sun 9 Dec 2018

Artist Fiona Jack is in the studio talking to Rachel about Riverbed, an exhibition at Artspace in collaboration with activist and educator Sue Bradford. We also listen back to an earlier interview with Lara Strongman: senior curator at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū. 

Artbank: 2 December 2018

Artbank 2 December 2018 Artbank 2 December 2018, 224.89 MB
Sun 2 Dec 2018

Fresh from the AUT Vidual Arts Grad Show, Ella Mangan is in the studio chatting about her video work which explores ideas of vulnerability and performance. We also have the crew from RM gallery in the studio talking to us about their annual fundraiser The Cost of Living which helps keem them alive as a not-for-profit artist space. Cool!

Artbank: 25 November 2018

Artbank 25 November Artbank 25 November, 217.44 MB
Sun 25 Nov 2018

It's the Elam Grad show this weekend and Gyorgika Farrelly, the galleries coordinator, is up in the studio to tell us about it. We also listen back to an earlier interview with Ayesha Green in honour of her show Māori Girl opening at Blue Oyster Art Space. Plus Rachel's brother Ben gives us a run down of Childish Gambino's brainchild festival Pharos. Sick! 

Artbank: 11 November 2018

Artbank 11 November Artbank 11 November , 226.04 MB
Sun 11 Nov 2018

Rachel's back this week with a conversation from Meanwhile gallery in wellington. Plus Lisa Beauchamp from the Gus Fisher gallery has a few exciting details about the new direction the gallery will be taking next year with its grand reopening in April!

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 1, 91.09 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's the three-part grand finale of Sunday Painter this week, but oh no! Jackson's got artist's block! Luckily Sean Kerr is here to help out. (Part 1/3)

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 2, 93.99 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

After Sean Kerr's wise advice, Jackson is ready to crack into making some art for this week's Sunday Painter. But are there more bumps in the road ahead? (Part 2/3)

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3

Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3 Sunday Painter: The Finale part 3, 85.4 MB
Sun 23 Sep 2018

It's been an existential week for Jackson on Sunday Painter, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. Tune in to the last ever episode for some some final thoughts from Jackson on how to make art. (Part 3/3)

Sunday Painter: Thick Santa

Sunday Painter: Thick Santa Sunday Painter: Thick Santa, 106.26 MB
Sun 16 Sep 2018

It's the Sunday Painter Christmas Special! In September! Jackson is teaching us how to make a Thick Santa today to get you ready for the festive season.

Sunday Painter: Make a Studio!

Sunday painter: Make a Studio! Sunday painter: Make a Studio!, 123.53 MB
Sun 19 Aug 2018

Wow renting in Auckland is EXPENSIVE! But you have to find somewhere to make your art eh! Follow Jackson's guide to making yourself a studio space and that'll see you right. 

Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo

Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo Sunday Painter: Macaroni Kangaroo, 98.29 MB
Sun 12 Aug 2018

Hmm looks like Sunday Painter fame is getting to Jackson's head... nevertheless he's still got a project for you! This weekend we are making a macaroni... um.. kangaroo? 

Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment

Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment Sunday Painter: 127 Hours Re-enactment, 101.76 MB
Sun 5 Aug 2018

Stuck for what movie to watch this weekend? Why not re-make your own instead! Become the distressed James Franco you have always wanted to be with Jackson's step-by-step guide to re-entacting 127 Hours. Wicked! 

Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter

Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter Sunday Painter: Sundae Painter, 43.18 MB
Sun 29 Jul 2018

Sunday Painter, more like SUNDAE painter amiright!? Treat yourself this week to Jackson's yum icecream sundae recipe. It's relational aesthetics y'all!

Sunday Painter: A House Painting

Sunday Painter: A House Painting Sunday Painter: A House Painting, 60.45 MB
Sun 22 Jul 2018

Do you struggle with the common problem of forgetting what your house looks like? Well don't worry! Jackson is here to teach you how to do a painting of your house so you'll always have a useful reference! 

Sunday Painter: Land Art

Sunday Painter: Land Art Sunday Painter: Land Art, 73.78 MB
Sun 15 Jul 2018

Land Art! Robert Smithson made it with some stones and dirt and things, and you can make your own Land Art too! Jackson is on a plane jetting off to Italy, but that won't stop him from teaching you how to make your very own masterpiece.